Strata + Hadoop World 2017: Big Data and Analytics Developments from the Heart of Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley lies at the heart of the big data and analytics movement. Foundational open source technologies, such as Hadoop and Spark, were spun out of Silicon Valley companies and universities. Digital native companies that are at the epicenter of market disruption include companies like Netflix, Google, Facebook, Uber, and Airbnb.
In recognition of the region’s significance, IIA elected to hold its 2017 Spring Analytics Symposium at the Palo Alto corporate campus of VMware. In addition, IIA attended Strata + Hadoop World (Strata) in San Jose, CA (March 13-16, 2017). This overview includes some of the